Dow AgroSciences Introduces New Insecticide
XXpire WG insecticide is now available for purchase and use in 48 states. This new ornamental insecticide has two new active ingredients, spinetoram and Isoclast Active, that control both chewing and sap-feeding insects. Isoclast is a recently registered active ingredient and the sole member of the sulfoximine class of insect control agents. Spinetoram is a spinosyn insecticide that offers good insecticidal activity and long residual control. XXpire is available for use in nurseries, greenhouses and non-residential landscapes. It is effective on 39 pests such as whiteflies, aphids, mealybugs, lepidopterans, lacebugs, certain scales and thrips, and spider mites. It is also soft on beneficials and gentle on more than 300 plants, including more than 100 ornamental species. For more information, visit www.dowprovesit.com.